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Bachelor’s Program

Digital Business

Digital technology makes our lives easier and creates new opportunities for economic success. Are you ready to be part of this revolution? The Bachelor’s Program in Digital Business will help you develop the necessary skills.

Duration
6*
semesters (180 ECTS)
Degree
BA
Bachelor of Arts in Business
University places
51
per year

Study Program

Highlights

  • Combining digital technology with economically viable applications
  • Learning how to communicate professionally
  • Good work life balance

*The Bachelor’s program (6 semesters) can be extended to 8 semesters (180 ETCS).

Organization

Type of degree program

Part-Time (PT)

Teaching:

  • 50% online with digital communication tools
  • 50% on campus: Fridays beginning at 2 pm and Saturdays 8.30 am to 5 pm,
    10 x per semester

Language of instruction

German, about 25 % of the courses, the whole 4th semester, will be held in English

Study abroad semester

Optional in 4th semester or as an internship in 5th semester

Internship

If you study 6 semesters, the internship will be in the 5th semester. If you study 8 semesters, the internship is divided in the 5th, 6th and 7th semester.

Start of degree program

in September

Place of study

wko campus wien, Währinger Gürtel 97, 1180 Vienna
(U6 metro station Währinger Straße/Volksoper)

Application

Information events

Personal information every first Monday of the month from 4 pm to 5 pm or by appointment.

Application

Costs

€ 363.36 per semester (excl. Austrian students’ union fee )

More information

Brush-Up courses

fit4fh Brush-Up courses for Bachelor students

Focus & Qualifications

Graduates of the Bachelor’s Degree Program in Digital Business will co-create the Digital Transformation at the interface between business and information technology:

  • They are capable of developing economically successful usage scenarios for digital technologies and of winning other people over with their ideas.
  • They can test and evaluate technical options, select suitable IT solutions and facilitate development and implement projects.
  • They master methods for the analysis and the sustainable design of data structures, enterprise and IT architecture, business processes and business models.
  • They distinguish themselves from others with their professional communication approach towards users, technical experts and economically responsible executives alike.

On-Campus Weekends

Scheduled teaching weekends at FHWien der WKW Campus (Friday from 14:00 and Saturday 8:30–17:00)

Winter term 2021/22

September 17-18, 2021 (start for the 1st semester)
September 24-25, 2021 (start for the 3rd semester)

October 8-9, 2021
October 22-23, 2021

November 5-6, 2021
November 19-20, 2021

December 3-4, 2021
December 17-18, 2021

January 7-8, 2022
January 21-22, 2022

Spring term 2022

25./26. Februar 2022

March 11-12, 2022
March 25-26, 2022

April 8-9, 2022
April 22-23, 2022

May 6-7, 2022
May 20-21, 2022

June 10-11, 2022
June 24-25, 2022

June 27, 2022 until July 8, 2022: Final exams

Winter term 2022/23

September 16-17, 2022 (start for the 1st semester)
September 23-24, 2022 (start for the 3rd semester)

October 7-8, 2022
October 21-22, 2022

November 4-5, 2022
November 18-19, 2022

December 2-3, 2022
December 16-17, 2022

January 13-14, 2023
January 27-28, 2023

Spring term 2023

Febuary 17-18, 2023

March 3-4, 2023
March 17-18, 2023

March 31 – April 1, 2023
April 14-15, 2023

May 12-13, 2023

June 2-3, 2023
June 16-17, 2023

June 26 until July 7, 2023: Final exams

Curriculum

Curriculum of the Bachelor’s Degree Program in Digital Business part-time program 6 semesters:

1st semester

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Digital Business Models and Strategies
  • Information and Business Ethics
  • General Management
  • Communication and Analytical Thinking

2nd semester

  • Project and Process Management
  • Application Design and Development
  • Enterprise Architecture and IT Infrastructure
  • Economics and Innovation
  • Communication and Analytical Thinking

3rd semester

  • PROJECT WORK– Business Process Management
  • Data Modeling and Databases
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business and Information Law
  • Communication and Analytical Thinking

4th semester

  • PROJECT WORK – IS Design and Implementation
  • SPECIALIZATION – IT Security and Compliance
  • SPECIALIZATION – Technology Assisted Work
    • Digital Assistance Systems
    • Human-Computer Interaction
    • Intuitive Programming

5th semester

  • Internship (at least 15 weeks)
  • Research Skills

6th semester

  • Bachelor exam
  • Bachelor thesis
  • PROJECT WORK– Business Planning
  • Communication and Analytical Thinking

Curriculum of the Bachelor’s Degree Program in Digital Business part-time program 8 semesters:

1st semester

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Digital Business Models and Strategies
  • General Management
  • Communication and Analytical Thinking

2nd semester

  • Project and Process Management
  • Application Design and Development
  • Enterprise Architecture and IT Infrastructure
  • Communication and Analytical Thinking

3rd semester

  • PROJECT WORK – Business Process Management
  • Data Modeling and Databases
  • Business Information Systems
  • Communication and Analytical Thinking

4th semester

  • PROJECT WORK – IS Design and Implementation
  • SPECIALIZATION– IT Security and Compliance
  • Accounting
  • Communication and Analytical Thinking

5th semester

  • Internship
  • Information and Business Ethics
  • Research Skills

6th semester

  • Continuation of the internship
  • SPECIALIZATION – New World of Work
  • PROJECT WORK – Business Planning
  • Communication and Analytical Thinking

7th semester

  • Continuation of the internship
  • Bachelor thesis
  • Business and Information Law

8th semester

  • Bachelor exam
  • Continuation of the Bachelor thesis
  • Economics and Innovation

Quotes from graduates & lecturers

Job & Career

Graduates have the following career options open

  • IT or Digitalization Consulting
  • Process management
  • Entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, sales and customer care in tech companies or tech start-ups
  • IT management, IT project management, product ownership

Application

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